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An island lost in Southern Chile by Roberto and Sergio Candia

De la serie "Lo que aprendí de ti…" (herencia visual de dos generaciones) proyecto financiado por Fondart convocatoria 2013. <br />
José Agüero posa junto a una de sus ovejas reproductoras en Isla Maillen, Región de Los Lagos, Puerto Montt, Chile<br />
Essay made by Sergio Candia and his son, Roberto, about a unknown and isolated island of Souther Chile: Maillen<br />
The name of  Maillen Island comes from  Huilliche Indians,  meaning "young lady",  reminding a legend of a lady brought to the place by Dutch pirates who found a refugee in this remote and isolated  place.<br />
 The island is located in the Southern region of  Chile , 45 minutes from Puerto Montt city by boat, the only link with the rest of the world.   The island , unknown for  most Chileans, has about 1,000 inhabitants  who make a a living basically from  agriculture, fisheries and some minor scale cattle breading.<br />
Dweller are mostly  elder people. Youngs preffer to look for some better luck elsewhere.<br />
Maillen has no doctors, no police either. The only authority is man designed as  Sea  Mayor.

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De la serie "Lo que aprendí de ti…" (herencia visual de dos generaciones) proyecto financiado por Fondart convocatoria 2013.
José Agüero posa junto a una de sus ovejas reproductoras en Isla Maillen, Región de Los Lagos, Puerto Montt, Chile
Essay made by Sergio Candia and his son, Roberto, about a unknown and isolated island of Souther Chile: Maillen
The name of Maillen Island comes from Huilliche Indians, meaning "young...
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Author: Roberto Candia


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